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Address: Cook Hwy, Palm Cove, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 40553669
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Description: We have a long standing reputation for offering our guests a great...
We have a long standing reputation for offering our guests a great Australian night out! You get the opportunity to experience nocturnal wildlife in the tropics at Cairns' one and only Night Zoo.Our guides will greet you at 7.00pm sharp at the Night Zoo entrance and escort you to our famous Aussie BBQ. Enjoy a delicious barbeque dinner of steak, sausages and seafood with fresh garden salads followed by a dessert. Relax with a drink from our licensed bar.After dinner, our guides will provide you with a torch and lead you into the darkness to meet the creatures of the night. Learn how owls hunt, touch a possum and pat a koala. On clear nights our guides will take you star gazing. See the Southern Cross, the Big Dipper and other well known constellations.Follow our guides as they lead you safely through the crocodiles' lair. See the croc eyes glow in your torchlight.In the Aussie bush, there's always a chance you will cross paths with a "Swaggie" (an original Australian bushman). Join our hospitable Swaggie and enjoy billy tea and damper with him by the campfire. His friends, the kangaroos, will come down to say G'day and maybe even share a bite to eat!After complimentary cold beer or wine, join in the fun as our guides teach you some famous Aussie Bush Dances. Dance and sing along - it's more fun than you can imagine!
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Great Night and great fun

Great night out!! Had a lovely hot buffet and got to get up close with Koalas and snakes. This was followed by a supper of damper and yummy bush tea a good old Aussie singalong... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Winchelsea, Australia

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Winchelsea, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great night out!! Had a lovely hot buffet and got to get up close with Koalas and snakes. This was followed by a supper of damper and yummy bush tea a good old Aussie singalong.. I would highly recommend the Cairns Night Zoo. Lots of fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This was the most enjoyable evening's entertainment we have had on our 3 week vacation. The food was great, free drinks were a bonus, the walk around the zoo really interesting and the late night dancing really fun. What was most impressive was the way all the staff were into making the evening good fun. I would recommend this tour... More 

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Birmingham, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

My mother booked this as a surprise for my 80 year old grandmother. The three of us (me being 19) loved everything about the evening. We met some lovely people, the staff - to mention a few, Swaggie, Sonny, Megan and Aileen were fantastic - everyone was so enthusiastic, brilliant food and a good laugh with the bush dancing which... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

It was a Brilliant night out, funny and imformative, good food, knowledgable guides and a fun singer, all in all its worth every cent

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I would go again, good food. well done. loved the sing along. we meet a few people that were on holiday so all in alll had a good night.

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Cairns Region, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Aside from the great photo op with koalas, kangaroos and a python - it felt a bit like an 'uncertified' circus with animals being prodded to perform and hearing them squawk in the night in response to the loud, tipsy crowds shining flashlights on them in the dark.

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Narangba
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My family and I had a great time at the night zoo but I also want to try and be objective and say that this was more because of the friendly staff, the food and drink and the singalong at the end. The wildlife part of the tour was a little disappointing with not much animal activity and not a... More 

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Hawley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I'm visiting Australia for the first time to see my aunt who lives in Sydney. We came here for a brief visit, during my two week time here. The number one thing on my list was to see and hold a koala and see some kangaroos. We arrived in Cairns on a Saturday afternoon, and had the second half of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Found the night to be a little over priced, etremely disappointed in the meals, but on a positive note the wildlife experience was very good. Staff were knowledgable, friendly and helpful.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My granddaughter and I had a lovely time ... I loved watching my granddaughter enjoy the cane toad race and looking at scary snakes

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